The Good Samaritan and the Prodigal Son in the Visual Arts: Models of Compassion and Redemption
Date(s) - 03/03/2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The parables of the Good Samaritan and the Prodigal Son are two of the Bible’s most arresting stories, yet they have a checkered history. Before 1500, they were very rarely illustrated, and then they inspired a rich and steady stream of works by artists of outstanding skill and insight. This pair of talks examines a small sample of these images and the striking range of ways they treat the themes of mercy, charity, wrongdoing and forgiveness.
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